STK-ID 3105

Shots of Captain Joseph Bernier posing with men of "CGS ARCTIC" on ship's deck, of Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers taking pictures of crew. Profile CS of Bernier. Shots of heavy ice packs in bay at Baffin, of supplies being loaded from dock to "CGS Arctic" at Quebec City and of Bernier conducting operations from bridge. Shots of "CGS Arctic" in Quebec harbour, of tugboat towing her out, of "CGS Arctic" stuck in ice field, of buildings being put up at Ellesmere and CS of Inuit children. PANs of surrounding Arctic countryside. Shot of elderly Inuit woman making wild and funny faces at camera in Pond Inlet. CS of three Inuit women. MS of bow of "CGS Arctic" stuck in ice, of Bernier dancing with Inuits aboard "CGS Arctic". CSs of Inuit men aboard ship, of faces of long haired Inuits. Shots of "CGS Arctic" in heavy ice-filled water.


Excerpt from
Bernier Expedition
Ellesmere Island, Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486